El Nido area has many small islands with white sandy beaches and spectacular lagoons in Bacuit Bay. There are very a number of small hotels in and near the town but the best standard of accommodation is on the islands below.
Pangulasian Island is a 5 star resort on one of the best private beaches in the area. The swimming pool looks over the beach. All the rooms are very large with king size beds and super luxury bathrooms. The canopy rooms offer sweeping views of the nearby islands in Bacuit Bay. The beach front rooms have their own plunge pools and direct access to the beach. Non motorised activities are free including Hobie Cat sailing, paddle boards and kayaks. The speed boat from El Nido Airport takes about 30 minutes.
Lagen Island is a 4 star resort with over the water and also garden cottages. It has a swimming pool and a large lagoon is front, perfect for kids paddling a kayak. Most nights they have traditional dancing shows. There is a hiking trail behind the resort which leads to a small beach where you can paddle a kayak back around the island, viewing the magnificent limestoen cliffs and caves, to the resort's lagoon. All non motorised activities are free and they offer full board food packages. Most days, weather permitting, they arrange travel to the many other islands for barbecue lunches and snorkelling. The boat from El Nido airport takes about 30 minutes.
Miniloc Island is a 3 star resort with small over the water and beach cottages. The water front family rooms have a loft for the kids. It has a small beach on a lagoon. Snorkelling at the end of the jetty is excellent and the mask, snorkel and fins are provided free. It has an open air restaurant and the food is always excellent. All meals packages are offered. They also travel, daily, to nearby islands and to the big and small lagoons located on the island. The boat from El Nido Airport takes about 45 minutes.
El Nido Cove is a 3 star resort set on a secluded cove in the idyllic paradise of El Nido. It boasts enthralling views of Cadlao Island and Bacuit Bay,It is located just 4 km from the Airport and 10 km from the town where you'll find several key establishments.
Taytay: El Nido Apulit Island Resort has all over the water cottages and is set around a beautiful bay with a white sandy beach. Snorkelling is excellent on the end of the pier just metres from the cottages. Note; This island is run by El Nido resorts but not in the actual El Nido area. The speed boat takes about 30 minutes from Taytay jetty. You can get to Taytay either from El Nido Airport in about 2 hours by road or from Puerto Princesa in about 4 hours, by road only.